Huskies shut out Cerritos College, 1-0

By Damien Guzman The East Los Angeles College softball team pulled out a close win over Cerritos College on Thursday using good pitching and defense. The Huskies improved their record to 5-3 overall, 3-1 in the South Coast Conference. ELAC handed Cerritos (5-4, 3-0) their first conference loss in the defensive battle. Huskies pitcher Alashnee Medina was dominant striking out eight Cerritos batters in the game. Medina started the game…

February 22, 2014
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Introducing The Gloss

ELAC Campus News catches up with Los Angeles rock band The Gloss as they rehearse some of their music from their latest release “The City EP.” Music used courtesy of The Gloss. For more music or information on the band visit http://thegloss.bandcamp.com/ or http://www.theglossmusic.com/

October 23, 2013
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Students, faculty use social media

By Freddy Monares The art of obtaining a college degree is evolving and the world of social media is opening the lines of communication. College is now a little easier through the access of Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets that connect students with professors and other classmates. Groups specifically made for East Los Angeles College textbook sales, ELAC in general and other issues surrounding our college are popping…

September 26, 2013
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Men’s and Women’s P.E. Departments may combine

By Jesus Figueroa  The Men’s and Women’s Physical Education Departments looks at the viability of combining departments to become one Kinesiology Department, as recommended by the Enrollment Management Committee. In combining the two P.E. Departments, the dance discipline, which is part of the Women’s PE Department, is recommended to separate from the Kinesiology Department and either become their own department or join another department. “The committee struggled in trying to…

September 26, 2013
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Adelante to reshape program

By Sergio Berrueta The Adelante First-Year Program at East Los Angeles College has undergone a viability review in order to reshape the program and expand beyond the focus of first-year students. The Adelante Program is known for being a program giving a number of first-year students a leg up on the college campus in order to transfer to a four-year university. Adelante has worked on methods to reshape the program…

September 26, 2013
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Van De Kamp’s to host courses

By Danny Vasquez The Los Angeles Community College District, Van De Kamp Innovation Center, splits 14 classes between East Los Angeles College and Los Angeles City College to determine if more classes will be added in the future. This is the first time ELAC has offered courses at the center. Originally, the center was meant for LACC students and the Glassell Park community. ELAC’s Vice President of Academic Affairs Richard…

September 26, 2013
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Sheriffs seek owners of lost money

By Brian Villalba After four months, $300 that was dropped in the P4 parking structure and turned into the East Los Angeles College Sheriff Station has yet to be claimed. The money was dropped in the structure on May 30. The low-resolution ELAC campus security footage showed two unidentified females with items falling out of one of their bags. It isn’t exactly clear what was dropped.  A few minutes after…

September 18, 2013
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Vincent Price Art Museum, theatre entertain in summer

By Jesus Figueroa Summer has fewer students around the East Los Angeles College campus, but the Art Department kept on going with artist Carmen Argote’s exhibit “720 Sq. Ft.: Shape Seeps Through,” a Shakespeare workshop and the world premiere of the music video for “Luna Lovers” by Las Cafeteras. The Large Gallery, located on the second floor of the Vincent Price Art Museum, housed the large carpet installation from the…

September 12, 2013
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Runners earn top-10 spots

  By Tadizo Garcia Freshman Laura Aceves won the women’s individual title at the Rio Hondo College Cross Country Invitational in a time that was rarely surpassed last season by anyone in the state. South Coast Conference rival LA Trade Tech College won the women’s team title snapping two-time defending champion East Los Angeles College’s consecutive title streak in the process. The Huskies settled for fourth place out of eight…

September 12, 2013
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New semester inspires students to perform better

By Laura Parral As the new semester begins, many students promise themselves to get good grades on their classes. At first, we feel like we will do anything it takes to pass a class, as the workload is light at the beginning of every semester. However, after a few weeks into the class, many students fall short on their promises. We must be fully focused on our classes and give…

September 12, 2013
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